[Glendale, CA]: Roy A. Squires, 1951. Limited First Edition. sewn 8vo. pamphlet, unpaginated, VG-; mild wear and age-toning to dark teal paper covers; metallic maroon embossed facsimile of Bradbury's signature to front cover; light gray threading to spine; interior clean; printed on light gray-green Curtis Tweedweave paper (stated to limitation page); tipped-in frontispiece by Mugnaini no longer affixed to verso of first blank page (age-toned paste residue present); a limited printing of 280 copies, with 130 copies "reserved for private distribution by the author and the printer" and 150 copies for sale; housed in small manila envelope; shelved Case 0.
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. 10mo; pp 306; Fair/no-dj; red spine with black text; 2nd state; scarce; cloth show slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; moderate wear to edges; tape residue to rear at head and tail; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior; ex-libray with markings inside; ex-library with pouch to rear end paper; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; some soiling due to tape residue to front and rear endpapers; book review adhered to ffep; illustrated;.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. First Edition, First State. 8vo., 306 pp., VG/VG-; DJ white with black and red lettering, text to spine faded orange; rubbing to edges of DJ, shelfwear/age-toning to covers, notation in pencil to spine; price uncut "$3.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; Currey binding "B," no priority, red cloth boards, black lettering to spine, with upside-down Ballantine logo to tail of spine; bumping/fraying to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges and corners of boards; boards slightly shaken, binding sturdy; mild wear to text-block, age-toning mostly to top of text-block; age-toning to back endpapers; interior clean; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1933. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; White fabric spine with dark blue leaf patterns, yellow label and dark blue text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned spine and edges, rubbing on edges, small tears on spine edges, spine label has wear and small open tear on bottom edge, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear and age toning on edges, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 319.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and decorative paper to boards, tattering to spine caps and corners, tear to front bottom edge, wear to hinges; Text block has stain to bottom edge, name in ink and nameplate on front pastedown, cracked hinges, mild staining to first page, mild age-toning to paper; 253 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. First U.S. Edition. Small quarto; pp 31; G/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate toning to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight toning toward exterior edges; light rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1979. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition, First Printing; G+/VG-; Hardcover with Dj; Yellow spine with black and red print; DJ has slight edgewear, creasing at spine edges, slight spotting; Boards in peach paper and white cloth, some spotting , soiling to spine tail; Textblock has foxing on top and right edges, clean inside; xi, 589 pages.
London: The Bodley Head, 1962. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; dust jacket w/protective sleeve, spine red & orange w/black txt, slight indentation at joints, minor shelf wear; boards firm, clean; binding separated from head band, otherwise strong; pages have very little wear, aging, in excellent condition. 219pp.
Tacoma, WA: The Non-Profit Press, 1974. 74/250. Octavo; pp 58; G/G; dark yellow spine with black text; limited edition; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; inscription to previous owner to ffep.
London: Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1905. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Green spine with black text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine, with some slight rubbing on exterior and minor edge wear, otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight darkening on exterior edges and on pastedowns & end papers due to age and handling with otherwise clean pages with slight cracking between front end papers along front hinge, otherwise pages have firm binding; pp 308.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1949. 12mo; G-/G-; Grayish white spine with black text; Originally copyrighted in 1923 by the estate of Frederick Faust; Dust jacket is sunned with slightly frayed edges, flaps have brown residue where it was once taped to pastedowns, covered in mylar; Boards have sunned and rubbed exterior & corners with edgewear, tape reside on top and bottom edges of front and back, Textblock is age toned with front and rear pastedowns and endpapers have brown tape residue, pencil markings on front free endpaper; pp 256.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. Octavo; G+/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with black print; DJ has very slight edgewear, clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, cocked spine, warping to boards, slight wear to spine caps; Textblock has remainder mark on bottom edge, slight smudge to rear endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; 216 pages.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. 10mo; pp 216; G/G; dark tan spine with black text; dust jacket has age toning to spine and rear; chip to front head edge; mylar wraps; cloth shows moderate sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; brown endpapers; interior clean.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 216 pages; VG/VG; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price cut, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has creasing on the front flap; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor blotching along the top edge, ffep has top corner cut; inscribed by the author on the ffep; shelved case 6.
London: Bickers and Son, 1879. new edition; with numerous portraits. octavos in burgundy moire with 3/4 leather; VG/G; six-band embossed spine with gold letters; boards with moderate shelf wear; strong binding; moire flaps; previous owner's label inside front board; paper slightly faded; brown ink vignette portraits throughout; shelved above greek history; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. small 8vo. VG-/VG-. light blue and a cream/ivory split spine, with contrast titling in white uppercase, gold-tone and black, close to the chipped tail. edgewear is moderate to illustrated jacket front and lightly discolored ivory, black text-filled rear. DJ under clear protective cover. clipped front inner flap. light salmon clothbound HB with with dark gray stamped titles between lightly worn ends. INSCRIBED/SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TIPPED IN SLIP AFFIXED TO RIGHT FEP AND INSCRIBED TO PRIOR OWNER ON TITLE PAGE. generally handled interior, clean with neatly aligned sheets, edges basically unmarked. 237 pp.
New York: Daw Books, Inc., 1998. First Edition. Octavo; pp 504; VG-/VG-; gray/blue pictorial spine with white text; author's first book; dust jacket has minor edge wear; previous bookshop's sticker to rear, otherwise clean exterior; cloth has mild rubbing to edges; lightly faded exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding;.
London and Glasgow: Collins, 1966. First. First edition, later reprint; 12mo; VG-/G+; medium yellow spine with black text on pale yellow label; dustjacket has light edgewear with fraying and tearing, light creasing, staining and discoloration, protective mylar covering; covers are clean with slight fraying to corners; half-title page has name of previous owner in black ink, otherwise textblock is clean; 480pp.
London and New York: Frederick Warne and Company, 1942. Reprinted. Octavo; pp ; G-/no-DJ; Green spine with dark green text; Cloth has sunning to front, slight rubbing to corners, some soiling to exterior; Text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, loose page towards rear; interior clean;.
Arcadia House, 1950. First. Small octavo; G/G-; green, black and grey illustrated spine with black text; dustjacket has moderate edgewear with tearing and fraying, age discoloration, chipping and light staining to covers and spine, creasing to edges and spine, tape on front and back covers, dustjacket has protective mylar covering; boards are slightly brittle with light staining, light bumping to corners; textblock is moderately age-toned, most notably paste-downs and free-end papers, which have marks from dustjacket flaps, otherwise general textblock is free of markings and blemishes; 239pp.
Kansas City: Burton Publishing Company, 1942. First. Small octavo; G/G-; fading pink spine with black text; dustjacket has moderate edgewear with fraying and tearing, significant fading to spine, creasing along spine and edges, age discoloration and staining to covers, tape to corners, wrapped in protective mylar covering; boards are strong with lightly bumped and frayed edges and covers, markings from previous tape to front cover; textblock is moderately age toned, front free-end paper has staining and marks from previous tape, inscribed to previous owner by author, light note in pencil underneath from previous owner, back free-end paper torn and damaged from layers of paper being peeled away, rear hinge slightly cracked inside cover, binding slightly loose and cocked; 304pp.
New York: Harper Collins, 1992. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; blue spine with pink text; jacket has light rubbing on the front and back, light bumping to the head and tail edges, light age toning, clipped; boards strong, bumping to the head and tail of spine; textblock clean; interior pages clean; pp 195; inscribed on title page.
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Young, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo 303 pages; VG/VG; dust jacket protected, not price-clipped, spine sunned, wear to extremities, with some staining/toning; bound in red cloth; red cloth boards soiled, bumped, slightly chipped at extremities; interior clean, binding sturdy,
New York: Junior Literary Guild, Inc., 1931. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine orange w/dark green text, creasing at joints, minor shelf wear accompanied by fading of color in spine; boards firm, prev owner bookplate inside front otherwise clean; binding loose at hinges, slight separation from head band otherwise viable; pages have scalloped edges, little wear, aging evident in discoloration at txt block and some of the pages, otherwise in very good cond. as is. 338pp.
New York: Atheneum, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 300; G-/G; gray/purple spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; slight wear to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has some foxing to exterior; tape residue to front at head and tail board edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light foxing to pp 50-51; dark stain to ffep.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 224 pp., VG/VG-; black DJ, yellow and orange lettering (faded) to spine, white lettering to front cover; rubbing to edges, mostly to corners; age-toning to covers; top right-hand corner of front flap price clipped; DJ protected by mylar; brown cloth boards, black text to spine, black facsimile signature of Brown to front cover; bumping to head and tail of spine; bumping to corners, slight cocking to boards; mild staining to faded red top, age-toning to text-block; age-toning to interior, text legible; "first edition" stated to copyright page; shelved LP collection.
Several loose sheets within a stiff, gray paper case. As the listing suggests, this is a photocopied typescript for the novel "Joe" with corrections. For additional information regarding this listing, as well as photographs, please contact the Bookseller via email. Item kept in Netdesk office, in bookshelf above ephemera section.
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007. First. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with grey and tan text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at back cover tail corner, evidence of water damage at corners on reverse side of DJ; Boards strong, clean, rubbing at tail end of spine; Textblock clean, fore edge deckled, spine cocked, smudge of top edge, possible signs of speckling, light soiling along tail edge; pp 455.
New York: Bantam Books, 1993. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, blue with yellow print; DJ has slight shelfwear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and blue cloth, slight spotting to cloth otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has spotting to top and front edges, author signed in ink of half-title page; viii, 355 pages.
West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grants, Publisher, Inc., 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 206; VG-/VG; gray spine with black and white text; dust jacket has very mild wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated;.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1910. Octavo; pp 272; G/no-DJ; light brown spine with black text; cloth has moderate rubbing to exterior, slight sunning to exterior, some wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, light foxing to first and last few pages, deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
New York: John Day Company, 1965. Limited Edition, unnumbered/1000. Octavo, 316 pages; VG; 1/4 bound in ivory leatherette spine, gilt decoration and lettering, blue marbled boards; top edge of text block gilt; no dust jacket as issued; specially bound edition of The Good Earth, Limited to 1,000 copies is part of the selected works of Pearl S. Buck created in honor of the author's eightieth birthday, This is Copy Number unnumbered, June 1972; shelved case 6.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; White illustrated spine with black and red print; DJ has small tears at upper spine and flap corners, some smudging, price clipped; Boards in olive paper with red spine and silver print, strong, clean; Textblock has some foxing, slight wear to spine caps, clean interior but for discoloration on rear end papers from DJ; ix, 563 pages.
New York & Toronto: Random House, 1999. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Green and yellow spine with dark green text: DJ clean with mild shelfwear, covered in brodart: Boards are strong and clean, very slight bumping at tail of spine: Textblock is clean, pages unmarked: Unattached bookplate signed by author: First Edition: 300 pp.
New York, London, Toronto: Simon and Schuster, 1988. first. Octavo; G+/VG-; Light green spine with black & white text; Inscribed by the author; Dust jacket has sunned spine, slightly age toned, otherwise clean, covered in mylar; Boards have edgewear, bumped corners, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 332.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Blue spine with black text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with mild age toning, virtually no shelfwear: Boards are strong with light dust staining, slight bumping to head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears beyond inscription to a previous owner by the author on free page: First Edition: 365 pp.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 248; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight age toning toward edges; minor wear to corners; slight sticker residue to rear; cloth has slightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; good binding.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. Advance Review Copy. Octavo, 190 pages; VG; brown paper wraps, plain spine; with original acetate jacket; Book has been SIGNED flat by Bukowski on the title page; Some minor shelf wear along the edges of the boards; stamped 'Advanced Review Copy' on ffep; Shelved case 2.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1984. First limited edition. Thin quarto; VG; Violet spine with pink label; 17 pages; SIGNED by both Bukowski and Crumb on the limitations page. Numbered 188 of an edition of 426. Some minor wear to the edges and corners; Text block clean, binding tight; Shelved in case 2.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1839. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text; Boards have slight white spotting on front panel, slightly sunned exterior and minor edge wear, otherwise strong & sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with deckled fore edge, some foxing and light pencil throughout text, torn rear end paper; front pastedown cracking slightly from binding at hinge; Probably rebound; pp 279.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1941. Alblabook Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Beige spine with dark brown text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket now protected in mylar cover, minor spotting along interior of cover; Moderate wear to boards, fraying along corners and sides, slightly loose and cocked binding; Age toning and minor spotting to text block exterior and within pages themselves, text block clean; 313 pp.